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    Webcast: AIGA strategy and positioning: What, why, how



    February 7, 2013
    2:00 p.m. Eastern / 11:00 a.m. Pacific

    Part of the “Open AIGA" webcast series,” which seeks openness, transparency and engagement concerning AIGA policies and activities

    AIGA’s relevance and influence in advancing design and designers’ interests depend on a strategy that adapts to rapid changes in the design economy and the role of design in competitiveness and innovation. In this webcast, Ric Grefé will discuss AIGA’s strategy and new positioning, placing them in context and taking questions.

    This session is open to all; an AIGA membership is not required to attend.


    Ric GreféRic Grefé, AIGA executive director

    Ric Grefé is the executive director of AIGA, the professional association for design. While guiding all of AIGA’s activities, his most significant contributions are in strategy, formulating new initiatives to enhance the competitive success of designers and advocating the value of design to business, government and the public.


    How to participate

    To join the webcast on February 7, click on the following link: http://my-aiga.adobeconnect.com/open-aiga/ 

    You can enter the meeting room using your Adobe Connect login email address and password (if you have one) or you can enter the room as a guest. You may be prompted to install an Adobe Connect Add-in, a two-minute process.

    The meeting room will open at 2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT. Once the meeting begins, you will be in listen-only mode. Your audio will be connected through the speakers on your computer so make sure they are turned on! Type your questions into the Q&A pod located on the right side of your screen.

    To minimize audio and video interference during the presentation:

    • A wired Ethernet connection is recommended
    • Make sure all other applications that use the internet are closed on your computer
    • To the best of your ability, join the webcast in a quiet environment
    • If you are joining from an office, request minimal server activity during the webcast
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